Bugatti Chiron was in media for quite sometime as number of spy shots and videos were in circulation around the web. Bugatti promised before the release date, that the new car will be one the world's fastest super car on planet Earth and today it is made official at Geneva auto show opening day.
The Bugatti Chiron Specs - the new hyper car or super car whatever you call is powered by the same famous engine as its predecessor. The engine is 8L Quad turbo W16 but it re-developed to produce 1500 HP [ 500 more than first Veyron] & 1180 lb-ft of torque. This makes 2016 Chiron the production car with the highest number of horse power. The engine has 32 fuel injectors and capable of taking 60,000 liters of air per minute at intake at full throttle.
The Bugatti Chiron Speed - the Chiron car can reach 100-kph in under 2.5 seconds and touch 300-kph in 13.6 seconds. Bugatti official said that there is a speed limiter in the car which will restrict it to 420-kph. The car is equipped with dual clutch 7 speed transmission system and Bugatti claims its the largest, highest-performance clutch ever produced. Official also revealed that Bugatti is all set to go for a new world record of speed by a road legal car, Oh well the speedometer says 500 on the dial so I think they will do it.
Apart from the insane engine , car is equipped with adaptive air chassis/ suspension with 5 different settings. There is lift mode which activates when the car is below 50kph which increase ground clearance, while there is Handling model which can only be activated by using a special key and result will be taking car above 400kph, provided you have enough road length to do so. There will be 26 gallons of fuel tank at your disposal.
The Bugatti Chiron Interior - there will be eight piston calipers to stop specially designed Michelin tires 20″ at front and 21″ at the rear. In addition there is an air brake in form of deployment of the rear spoiler to stop the monster. As far as the interior the car has evolutionary changes but its typical Bugatti and familiar looking like Bugatti Veyron with high end materials fit and finish.
On the Bugatti Chiron exterior the car is more angular and gives a very aggressive look. There are new LED laser headlights while there is an elongated thin rear tail light running from from edge to edge, and it is like this to reduce the air drag. The Chiron is entirely based on carbon fiber monocoque and first time ever rear of the car is also carbon fiber. The interior is also carbon wrapped in high end leather. Chiron is the first car introducing an airbag which can deploy from the carbon fiber dashboard.
Only 500 units of the new Bugatti will be produced over the time period of 7 to 8 years and rumor are that its already sold out. The speed is insane and lightning fast as well as the price.
Chiron is cash hungry and the Bugatti Chiron Price of base model will cost you USD 2.6 Million, A Million dollar more than predecessor. Production will start end of 2016 and first delivery will be somewhere summer of 2017.
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Author: Fazal Wahab
Watch the Bugatti Chiron video below [Motor Trend[ showing some of design details
Bugatti Chiron Pictures